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Heijokyu Ruins, Nara

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Step back in time at Heijokyu Ruins, an ancient Japanese capital from the Nara period and the first historical attraction in Japan declared a World Heritage Site. In 710, the capital, modeled on the capital of Chinese Tang Dynasty, was established around present-day Nara. Covered by rice fields for centuries, the settlement was rediscovered in the late 1990s. The palace, once the center of the city, houses the imperial residence, the hall for national ceremonies, and bureaucratic offices. The site also features two gates, a history museum, and an exhibit hall with thousands of archaeological items on display. Arrange your visit to Heijokyu Ruins and discover more family-friendly attractions in Nara using our Nara itinerary planner.
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  • In 1998 the suzakumon reconstruction in 2010 of heijo Palace site Museum and the restoration of the Palace of re-opened! Is otherwise ready to Kintetsu NARA line across the grounds of the heijo-Kyo palace ruins historic park as a national park is progressing steadily, but not so much intrigued. You seem to use events such as space, it adds, and is no longer not ruins.
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  • I had an opportunity finally goes, I thought Let's go again, again watching from Kintetsu NARA line. Not a far walk from Kintetsu Nishi station. I think facing East and walk you will see the roof of the Palace of the road is easy to understand. Will soon arrive on the north side of the heijo Palace site Museum. Go from there visit the Palace of Zhu Suzaku-Mon gate towards at the Museum. Unfortunately is Kintetsu NARA line which divided into parts on site. Reports of this problem would be solved. Another thing is that few things have been restored. After this, we walk through the Nara hotel.
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  • Come visit NARA visited. In Saki-Cho bus station and get off at the North → → ruins Exhibition Hall visited and Suzaku gate. Reconstructed buildings is very bright and able to come out of the ancient capital. In addition, the ruins exhibition hall contains excavation. Visitors can observe the column tracking result is repeated in the puzzle became complex, picking the right combination from the recreates the building was amazing.
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